India administered over 25 million Covid-19 vaccine doses on 17 September 2021, setting a new record on PM Narendra Modi’s birthday. This is the first time that more than 20 million jabs have been administered in a single day.

India took 85 days to touch the 100 million vaccination mark, 45 more days to cross the 200 million mark and 29 more days to reach 300 million. The country took 24 days to reach 400 million from 300 million doses and then 20 more days to cross the 500 million vaccination mark on August 6. It took 19 more days to go past the 600 million mark and only 13 days more days to reach 700 million on September 7.